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Lavrio – Cesme Ferry Ready for Routes in June

The Greek port of Lavrio and the Turkish town of Cesme will get their own ferry service next month, according to an announcement by Aegean Seaways.

Changing Trends Alter Tourism Outcomes for Greece

The changing trends in Greece's source tourism markets and duration of stay appear to have changed the sector’s outcomes, according to INSETE.

Syros Secures Funds for Open Mall Overhaul

The Cycladic island of Syros has secured 1.3 million euros in EU funding for the overhaul of its historic center and for upgrade works along its coast front.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Cyclades, Epirus Top Hotel Satisfaction Index in March

Greece is in the lead in terms of hotel services for the month of March, followed by Cyprus and Croatia, according to INSETE's monthly bulletin.

Peloponnese Tourism Professionals Working to Create the Arcadia Riviera

Actions are underway to put dozens of Kynouria's small mountain and coastal villages on the tourism map, while creating experiences that will bring tourists back to Arcadia.

Athens Q1 2019 Hotel Performance on the Downside

Athens hotel occupancy rates dropped by 6.8 percent in the first quarter of the year, with RevPAR down by 6.8 percent, according to the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Fraport Greece Reports Progress at 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece has completed works at the airports of Zakynthos, Kavala and Chania, and is moving full speed ahead with more upgrade projects at another six airports.

Action Plan to Transform Arcadia into the ‘Tuscany of Greece’

The Arcadia Chamber has plans to turn the area into the “Tuscany of Greece” and Tripoli into a citybreak destination that will serve as a base for the entire region.

Mitsis Hotels Group Enters Digital Era with Cosmote Solutions

Committed to offering the finest quality services to its clients, Greece’s Mitsis Hotels Group enters the digital era by implementing innovative COSMOTE...

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th century shipwreck of Peristera.

Austrian Travelers Set Sights on Greece this Summer

Greece appears to be at the top of Austrian travelers’ bucket lists this year, according to data on outbound flights presented by airport authorities from Graz, Linz and Salzburg.

INSETE: City Breaks, Winter Destinations ‘Hot’ in February for Greeks

Αthens, Thessaloniki and Arahova welcomed the most Greek visitors in February, according to recent data released by INSETE.

Ferry Connecting Turkey’s Cesme and Izmir with Lavrio Set for June 2

A daily ferry service connecting the coastal Turkish towns of Cesme and Izmir with the Greek port of Lavrio is slated to begin on June 2.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Kountoura Agrees to Back Syros Tourism, Revival of Nautical Week

Increasing incoming tourism to Syros, as well as reviving its "Nautical Week" were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and island officials.

Fraport Greece Traffic Revenue Rise Boosts Mother Company Profits

Fraport’s Greece and Brazil airports accounted for two-thirds of the parent company’s increase in revenue last year, which rose by 18.5 percent to almost 3.5 billion euros.

Lebanon Seeks to Learn from Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura outlined the policies implemented for the upgrade of Greece's tourism product and services, during her recent visit to Lebanon.

Greek Travel Agencies Report Improved Performance in 2018

Greek travel agency activity increased by 28.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, demonstrating the ongoing dynamic of the tourism sector.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.